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The Lonsdale Battalion and the Border Regiment
in the First World War
honi soit qui mal y pense — Evil Be To Him Who Evil Thinks
On this day
A daily listing of events across all fronts that took place on this day between 1914–1918. This information refreshes daily.

1916 (Tuesday)

  • Battalion parades for drill in the morning under Company arrangements.
  • Gas helmet and iron ration inspection in the afternoon.
  • The following pieces are published in the Carlisle Journal:
    • "Private John Bardgett has not been heard of since the engagement (July 1st). According to Private Hogg of Appleby, he was wounded in both legs."
    • "Private John W. Pillans (married), Hodgson's Lane, Stanwix, formerly employed by Messrs. Little and Ballantyne has been killed in action."

1917 (Wednesday)

1918 (Thursday)


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